Full Name: Joe Pepitone
Profession: MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Why Famous: Played the bulk of his career for the New York Yankees, where he was thrice-named to play in the All-Star Game and also won three Golden Glove awards, and he became a cultural icon.
- 1962-05-23 Joe Pepitone 2nd Yankee to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning (Joe DiMaggio)
- 1969-08-29 Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench
- 1969-09-02 NY Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated